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The Mothers Milk Bank of Florida & Medela
are proud to present:
Donor Milk: the Documentary
O r l a n d o , F l o r i d a
When: Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Time: 7:00-9:00 pm
Where: Cobb Plaza Cinema Cafe 12
155 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32801
Ticket Sales: Advanced ticket sales and donations are available through theMothers’ Milk Bank of Florida website via PayPal.
The $25 ticket includes a viewing of the 50 minute documentary and a one-hour Q&A session featuring fi lmmaker Jarred King, Karen Kesler, RN, BSN (Executive Director of Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida), Neonatologists, as well as a donor of breast milk and recipient of donor milk. Proceeds from the night’s event benefi t the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida.
Continuing Education Credits Available: At no additional charge, Medela will provide credit from the CA Board of Registered Nursing and the Commission of Dietetic Registration for nurses and dieticians attending the screening event. (Visit www.medelaeducation.com, What’s New for more details)
This community Potluck, held by Central Florida Birth Network, is a great way to meet families and get acquainted with the birth professionals in our community. It’s fun for the entire family, complete with a playground for the kids!
Organic Growers Collective Meeting
Where: Camilla Room, Harry P. Leu Gardens , 1920 Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
When: 3rd Wednesday of each month; 7pm to 8.45pm.
The collective is open to anyone who would like to participate. Be a part of the effort to increase organic crops in your backyard, in community gardens, in schools, and on your kitchen windowsill. Learn about other growers practicing sustainable agriculture in our region, and stay posted on the latest organic developments in Central Florida.
For more information visit their web site at
Central Florida Veg Fest is an exciting day of educational exhibits and events, offering a variety of food vendors and food preparation demos, health and wellness exhibits and activities for kids in the Veggie Kids Zone. Vegetarian or not, you will find that it’s a great place to learn more about Eco-friendly living, health and wellness, and great food ideas, with fun for the entire family complete with live music and entertainment, artists, and the animal haven pet adoptions.
Veg Fest, now in its 7th year, is one of the biggest and best vegetarian festivals in the country!
When: October 27 from 10 AM – 6 PM
Where: Orlando Festival Park
2911 E. Robinson Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Admission is FREE to this family-friendly, dog-friendly, smoke-free event.
This Saturday is the first Winter Garden Harvest Festival. According to their website: “This outdoor festival will celebrate farm to table living, highlighting local farmers, artisans, food purveyors, and other important stakeholders in the region” The festival will take place in Downtown Winter Garden at 104 S. Lakeview Avenue from 9:00am – 5:00pm. For more information visit www.wintergardenharvestfestival.com.
Y360 Health is hosting a “Raising Healthy Kids Workshop” on Saturday, June 25th at 11:30am. The workshop will be presented by Dr. Leif Martensson, a Chiropractor at Y360 Health. Dr. Martensson will present topics on family health and wellness including information on childhood vaccines, the effects of posture on children, and the top healthiest snacks kids will love.
Y360 Health is a chiropractic center focusing on overall health and wellness for your entire family. Headed by Dr. Dan Yachter, they believe in treating the root cause of sickness and disease and not just the symptoms.
Their workshop will be held in the Y360 Health Center located on Lake Emma Road in Lake Mary. Register to attend the workshop by calling them at (407) 333-2277 or visit their website at http://www.y360health.com.
Y360 Health Center
3621 Lake Emma Road
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Thursday, May 5 is International Midwives Day. There will be a rally at Lake Eola Park Amphitheater in Downtown Orlando from 6pm – 7pm. Celebrate midwives and show your support as they gather to share information and to stand in sisterhood with midwives worldwide as they prepare for the 29th Congress in Durban, South Africa. The theme of the rally is maternal mortality; raising awareness about the risks to childbearing women worldwide and the growing numbers of women dying in the USA.
All are welcome! Groups interested in participating may carry a banner or sign, and must register for the event through local contact Jennie Joseph, Commonsense Childbirth School of Midwifery – email only please firstname.lastname@example.org.
Midwives Walking for the Women of the World!
In preparation for The 29th International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) Congress, and in celebration of the role of midwives, the ICM is calling on our 99 Member Associations, in 88 countries, representing more than 250,000 midwives, to organize 5 kilometre walks in cities and towns across all our countries on the International Day of the Midwife, 5 May 2011. These walks will merge as a global event where midwives around the world will be advocating to improve maternal and newborn health in our communities and countries, as well as for women in countries far away. Together we will be walking 1000s of kilometres, circling the globe, as we proclaim our commitment to improving maternal and newborn care for all women and their newborns, wherever they live.
For more information, please go to the Road to Durban link on the ICM Congress Website
Saturday, February 26 will be a day of fun, connection and discovery! The High Velocity Living Expo is the ‘Go To’ Central Florida event for everything holistic, green, eco-friendly, vegan, cutting edge health technologies, organic, fairly traded, mentally and spiritually supportive. With more than 100 vendors, exhibitors, practitioners, intuitive counselors, speakers, and entertainers, it promises to create an expansion in conscious living. Admission is only $3, and the first 1000 guests get a FREE Valuable Gift Bag. Make a day of it and enjoy all the food, fun, & spectacular speakers from 10am to 5pm. The High Velocity Living Expo will be held at the Mount Dora High School Gymnasium building, 700 N. Highland Ave., Mount Dora.